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  • 1. Madeline Schmidt<br />1-19-2010<br />Theology IV<br />
    • Why study History at all?
    • 2. Finding out who we are
    • 3. We learn our identity from relating with other people
    • 4. Knowing the why of things
    • 5. A sense of personal history enables us to discover why we are the way we are, how it is that we have certain traits, reactions, or blocks
    • 6. Choosing wisely
    • 7. When we know the why of things we have the tools to figure out what to do in the future
    • 8. Forgetting who we are
    • 9. Nations must carry the memory of where they have come from and what they have experienced.
    • 10. Collective insight into the “why”
    • 11. Understanding the history of a culture, society, or ethnic group can give us the insight into why things are as they are today
    • 12. Societal-level choices
    • 13. A keen awareness of history can be liberation
    • 14. Knowing about history gives us a sense of our personal and cultural identity
    • 15. Why study church history?
    • 16. Understanding catholic Christian identity
    • 17. As a catholic this study of catholic Church history can deepen your sense of identities as a catholic Christian
    • 18. As a non-catholic Christina much of the history described in this course at lease from the earlier periods until Christianity divided will actually be your history as well
    • 19. As a non-Christian you can fain some appreciation for the catholic Christian identity of your school and of many of your classmates
    • 20. Learning the “whys” of catholic faith and practice
    • 21. Many changes came as a result of a worldwide council of bishops, the second Vatican council, which met from 1962-1965
    • 22. New developments in the 1960s
    • 23. The altar which formally has been positioned against and facing the back wall of the church
    • 24. The language used in the mass was no longer Latin but the local language
    • 25. These developments were quite disturbing to many Catholics because they thought that the essentials of their religion were being tampered with
    • 26. Insight into the historical roots
    • 27. Catholics of modern era were able to appreciate and accept new developments in the ordained ministry after knowing these facets
    • 28. Choosing for the church of the future
    • 29. Understanding church history can liberate is to see more clearly what is required for the church
    • 30. Six ways of seeing the church
    • 31. Models of the church as a device somewhat like the engineering plans for a new building
    • 32. The church as a body of Christ or people of God
    • 33. The church as institution
    • 34. The church as sacrament
    • 35. The church as herald of God’s word
    • 36. The church as servant
    • 37. The church as community of disciples